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Queen Ebony

It has been compared to Ebony and has been used for traditional purposes by the Solomon Islanders for many years. But is this exotic species suitable for wood turning?  In this article, we test it on various projects – a bowl, a vase – to see what sort of tools, techniques and finishes produce the best results.  How does it stack up against Aussie Redgum?  Read on to find out more.

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Title: Oak bowl
Description/caption: Mike Jones’ oak bowl
Author: Mike Jones